[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 230 (Thursday, November 29, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 71200]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28896]



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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Submission for Review: Initial Certification of Full-Time School 
Attendance, RI 25-41

AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) 
offers the general public and other federal agencies the opportunity to 
comment on a revised information collection request (ICR) 3206-0099, 
Initial Certification of Full-Time School Attendance. As required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 
35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104-106), OPM is 
soliciting comments for this collection. The information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register on June 4, 2012 at Volume 
77 FR 33007 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments 
were received for this information collection. The purpose of this 
notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. The 
Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments 
that:
    1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submissions of responses.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 31, 
2012. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street 
NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of 
Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for 
the Office of Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RI 25-41, Initial Certification of Full-Time 
School Attendance, is used to determine whether a child is unmarried 
and a full-time student in a recognized school. OPM must determine this 
in order to pay survivor annuity benefits to children who are age 18 or 
older.

Analysis

    Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of 
Personnel Management.
    Title: Initial Certification of Full-Time School Attendance.
    OMB Number: 3206-0099.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Number of Respondents: 1,200.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 90 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,800.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2012-28896 Filed 11-28-12; 8:45 am]
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